The mp3 format is a digital audio encoding format which is commonly used in the consumer market for storage and playback of digital music.

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Recording music in MP3

I am newbie. A friend recorded about 30 songs on my computer. I would like to transfer all these songs to a RW-CD in a MP3 format because I understand there will be space left over to add more ...
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How to download youtube videos as a best quality audio mp3 using youtube-dl

I want to download YouTube videos as mp3 files in its best quality. The below code helps to download youtube videos as m4a but not us mp3 youtube-dl -f bestaudio --audio-quality 0 --audio-format mp3 ...
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Why does lame reduce mp3 size when scaled?

I wanted to increase the volume of an .mp3 file. This is what I did: lame --scale 4 src.mp3 dest.mp3 src.mp3 was 12.5MB whereas dest.mp3 is 4MB. The audio is much louder, but I'm worried if it ...
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Unable to play last tracks of mp3 cd

for some reason I am not able to play the last tracks of some mp3 cds (of a audiobook I purchased). I am able to play the first tracks of the CD. Therefore it couldn't be a problem with missing ...
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Download youtube playlist to ogg

how can I download a playlist to ogg? youtube-dl --extract-audio --audio-format mp3 <url to playlist> I'm trying: youtube-dl --extract-audio --audio-format ogg <url to playlist> ...
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Convert many music files to mp3

Is it possible to convert many music files(directory and sub-directories) to mp3? There are more then a thousand songs there I would like to convert, but I would also like to keep folder structure. If ...
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Convet entire playlist from m4a to mp3

I have a ton of music on my computer, but unfortunately its in m4a but steam only takes mp3 is there a program or a termianl command that will convert an entire folder. thanks in advanced :)
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Rhythmbox Not Playing/Importing MP3 Files After Installing ubuntu-restricted-extras

Running Ubuntu GNOME and just upgraded to 15.04. I'm having trouble importing .mp3 files into Rhythmbox. Whenever I try and select my ~/Music/ folder that has the .mp3 files, I can just see the files ...
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Rhythmbox doesn't add/import MP3s from ~/Music on Ubuntu Gnome 15.04

I just installed Ubuntu Gnome 15.04, all my music is located in /home/user/Music/, e.g. /home/user/Music/Back to The Future. I run Rhythmbox and try to import all MP3s to the player, but nothing ...
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Lame compress mp3 files recursively

I want to compress my entire music collection (a copy of it, actually) using lame. So naturally, there are folders within folders and possible weird characters in file names. I used the graphical ...
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How to convert the files in an audio playlist to one large audio file?

I have created an audio playlist file (m3u) from a list of around 40 mp3s. I need to be able to combine/join these files into one large audio file (mp3 or wav) that maintains the order that they are ...
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Check for redundancy before downloading any file

Is there a way you can check whether you have already downloaded a file previously or not before actually downloading it. I know - wget can do that, only if the filename of the file trying to be ...
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Playing music/mp3 on Ubuntu Phone

Received my Bq Ubuntu phone yesterday, finally got around to playing with it today, and one of the first things I've noticed is that it doesn't seem to play any of my mp3's that are on my sd card. ...
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Issues with Youtube-To MP3 [duplicate]

When using Ubuntu Software Center and Apt-Get to install Youtube to MP3 I am receiveing these errors: the following packages have unmet dependencies: youtube-to-mp3: Depends: libc6 (>= 2.14) but ...
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Is it correct using of LAME mp3 encoder?

unsigned char mp3buffer[LAME_MAXMP3BUFFER]; lame_t lame = lame_init(); lame_set_in_samplerate(lame, 44100); lame_set_out_samplerate(lame, 44100); lame_set_num_channels(lame, 1); lame_set_mode(lame, ...
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Lubuntu 14.04 Cannot execute embedded mp3 in some websites in Firefox

The website http://www.goethe-verlag.com/book2/EM/EMRU/EMRU003.HTM works fine in Firefox 36 when I use Windows XP. However when I use Firefox 36 in Lubuntu 14.04, the audio does not play. I have ...
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Can't install 'youtube to mp3' (ubuntu14.04) [closed]

When i try to install 'youtube to mp3' in the software center I get the following error: the following packages have unmet dependencies: youtube-to-mp3: Depends: libc6 (>= 2.14) but ...
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How to configure SoundJuicer mysterious mp3 encoding settings?

When I rip a CD to mp3 using Sound Juicer I get just broken mp3 files. I like to rip VBR files, they look fine, but the  reported bitrate is always 32kbit/s. See: mp3check -a 01.\ Anita.mp3 01. ...
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Stream to stream conversion with icecast

Currently I am using icecast to relay any stream, but i want my output steam in mp3 format whatever is input stream. Like if input relaying stream is mp4 I want my icecast to give just mp3 format of ...
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Can't play MP3 files

I am very new to Ubuntu and have got no idea about its workings. When I play it says Pythonv2.7 require to install plugins to play media files of the following type :MPEG-1 Layer 3. I did surf online ...
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Convert Linux URI-encoded filenames and paths in a text file to Windows paths

I have .m3u files generated in Linux which can't be read by Windows programs due to different way to treat special characters in paths. For example, how can I convert this Linux path: ...
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Cannot play OR convert .wma files, 14.04LTS [duplicate]

I installed SoundConverter on my Ubuntu 14.04 to convert my old .wma files to .mp3 format and ran into a little snag. I installed the restricted extras hoping to make SoundConverter work and it still ...
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ubuntu 14.04 “didn't get a playback URI on entry file:///*”

I installed Ubuntu on my Chromebook via Crouton. Everything went great but I got problems with my mp3 playback. I can't play my mp3 files in Rhythmbox. Rhythmbox says "didn't get a playback URI on ...
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MP3 file isn't being read [duplicate]

I just got Ubuntu yesterday and i am trying to put some music onto it in MP3 format. it reads but doesn't play p.s. I am using USB chargers to transfer from Samsung Galaxy S4 to Asus EEE PC
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mpd crashes on database update

Mpd (latest version from repositories, Ubuntu 14.10) crashes when refreshing the database. At first it crashed on every m4a file, even with the necessary libraries (libmad0) installed and up to date. ...
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How to run MP3 and other media files? [duplicate]

I am new to Ubuntu. After installation I am unable to play the media files like MP4, MP4 etc. What to do?? Thanks in Advance
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MP3 Not Working

Alright- I have been struggling with this for the past two days. Iv'e searched most of the forum already, nothing worked, and iv'e searched videos which didn't help me there either. I messed around ...
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toc2mp3 - Converting toc-files to mp3 using cdrdao

I have created some toc-files in the past using cdrdao and I wanted to convert them to mp3. Unfortunately Ubuntu 14.04 LTS doesn't come with toc2mp3 so I tried to download the source and compile it ...
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Rhythmbox won't play certain mp3's on a mounted windows partition

I just did a fresh installation to Ubuntu 14.10, and Rhythmbox works fine with files in the home directory. But when i try to play or import some mp3's from a windows partition, it simply refuses. ...
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How to open two Banshee players at once

I want to play more .mp3 files at once, but Banshee/Rhythmbox players seems to allow only one file to be played at a time. I wanted to solve this by opening multiple Banshee players, but I can't get ...
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Software for converting .m3u to .mp3

I have downloaded some of the music files which are in .m3u format and I want to convert it to .mp3 format so that I can listen it in my mp3 player. Is there any software or online converter ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 Missing seconds reading MP3 files

I'm having toublez reading MP3 files. Those files are listened OK witn others devices (Win, Car reader, MP3 readers..). But, when I'm using Amarok, Listen, Rhythm, some seconds during playing are ...
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How to extract the audio from an mp4 video to a mp3 file?

I'd like to extract the audio from an mp4 video. Is there a software for Ubuntu, which does the job?
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Lame - How to re-encode all 320kbps mp3 to 192kbps mp3

As per title. I have lots of MP3s in 320kbps format that I need to convert to 192kbps. Currently I'm using lame --mp3input -b 192 which creates a file of the same name but with an extra .mp3 ...
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Run a file like I could in command prompt

How can I run a file like I could in command prompt? Like say I wanna run this file C:/Music/BobDylan/MrTambourineManOriginal.mp3 I'd first navigate using cd to the Bob Dylan folder, and then ...
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How select a custom folder hierarchy when extracting MP3s in Rhythmbox?

I like to organize my music in folders named: AlbumArtist/Year - AlbumName/TrackNum - TrackName.mp3 Unfortunately in Rhythmbox Preferences → Music tab it is not possible to do it. There is less ...
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transfering mp3s from Ubuntu to cellphone

I tried to copy some mp3 files from my songs folder in Ubuntu 14.04LTS Trusty Tahr to my cellphone through USB port, but it keeps displaying the error message: Can't be copied. Location can't be ...
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Ubuntu 14 mounts MP3 player as flash drive

After upgrading from Ubuntu 12 to 14, my GPX player mounts as a flash drive, and I can't use Rhythmbox to copy files. I tried mtp-detect and I got "MTPZ disabled" and "No raw devices found." I can ...
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Audio duration in Dolphin

Dolphin 4.13.3 under Kubuntu 14.04.1 LTS fails to show any details under the "Duration" column of the "Details" View Mode for an audio mp3 file, which can be played by the system. Additionally, no ...
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Can't mount Cowon i10

Does anyone know how to make Ubuntu (14.04) read a Cowon i10 mp3 player? After a search, I found a similar question, and the answer was to change the settings in the mp3 player to USB "MTP" I did ...
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Is Rhythmbox constantly downloading MP3 files while playing them?

I observed a strange phenomenon with my Rhythmbox: it seems that Rhythmbox is constantly downloading a MP3 file while playing it. My setup My home server (hostname nas) which host the MP3 files uses ...
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How to use Ffmpeg to convert wma to mp3 recursively, importing from txt file?

I tried different options from forums, but most of them are out of date (ffmpeg tells me about it, like with -sameq option). Im trying to understand the docs, but I can't. I want to know how to ...
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How do I install media codecs? [closed]

What is the easiest way to install all the media codec available for Ubuntu? I am having issues with multiple applications prompting me to install codecs before they can play my files.
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How to convert flv to mp3 on ubuntu 14 without ffmpeg

And how to do any convertions in Ubuntu 14 if there is no ffmpeg anymore? When I last use it prev version I had warning to use different tool but I don't remember what it was.
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Album thumbnails of MP3 files not showing [closed]

I'm using Ubuntu 13.10 and have used EasyTAG to add ID3 tags (image metadata) to many of my music files, changing the old ones. Some album arts are showing up, but many aren't. This problem happens ...
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JavaFX mp3 playback Ubuntu 14.04

I am trying to play mp3 file in java program using javafx. I installed dependencies libavcodec53 and libavformat53 mentioned here. I used following code public void play(String path_to_song){ ...
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Difficulty in playing Music [duplicate]

I'm a new Ubuntu user. I've installed Ubuntu 13.10 on my desktop alongside windows 7. When I try to play any mp3 file with Parole Media player (which I believe is the default) , it says : Parole ...
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Unknown ERROR from Startup Disk Creator

I don't understand this error from the Startup Disk Creator: org.freedesktop.DBus.Python.AttributeError: Traceback (most recent call last): File "/usr/lib/python3/dist-packages/dbus/service.py", ...
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MTP Won't Work With Newer Ubuntu

I have a Philips GoGear Vibe 4 GB, set to MTP mode, as it's always been. This works fine with older versions of Ubuntu and works fine with Windows, but doesn't work with newer versions of Ubuntu. ...
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How to convert a wav to mp3 in audacity

I am trying to export a wav format file to an mp3 format in audacity, but when it's done exporting all that is does is make this screaching sound for about two seconds and then there is no sound at ...